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Caricature of Mr Cuthbert Laws, Secretary to the Shipping Federation.

Caricature of Mr Cuthbert Laws, Secretary to the Shipping Federation.
Caricature of Mr Cuthbert Laws, Secretary to the Shipping Federation.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3298
Description: Laws was Secretary of the Federation between 1890-1901 and then General Manager until 1933. He negotiated and represented member companies in the determination of wages and conditions for employees, maintained a register of vessels owned and operated by members, and acted on other matters of mutual concern to member companies such as shipping legislation, trading agreements, shipping accidents and port conditions.
Creator: W. H. Powell
Date: c.1900
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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